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in the wheel of fortune for former congressman jesse jackson jr. pleading guilty to lavish abuse of campaign money and offering a tearful apology to his famous father. here's abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas. >> reporter: today, congressman jesse jackson jr. left court in disgrace, breaking months of silence. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: the son of an iconic civil rights leader and one-time presidential candidate had been a rising star. even speaking at the 2008 democratic national convention. but today, jackson was in court weeping as a convicted felon. he turned to his father to say, "i'm sorry." jackson admitted to stealing $750,000 in campaign funds for personal gain. buying michael jackson, jimi hendrix and bruce lee memorabilia. furs, home furnishings, a rolex watch worth $43,000. jackson now faces more than four years in prison, as part of his guilty plea, and likely will serve time. not a future jackson or his father ever expected. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >>> and now, we want you to know about a new consumer alert
. >>> also, former congressman, jesse jackson jr. and his wife are due in court today. expected to plead guilty to federal charges. jackson is accused of spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, including a $40,000 gold rolex. his wife, former chicago lawmaker, sandy jackson, is charged with filing false tax returns. >>> as pope benedict prepares to step down, the buzz is growing about the unlikely possibility that an american could be next in line. the spotlight is on cardinal sean o'malley of boston. he's known for simply wearing a brown robe and scandals. he inherited an archdiocese badly tainted by the church scandal. >>> with that, we take a look at your wednesday weather across the country. dallas, houston, oklahoma city could see some showers. we'll have some rain in the pacific northwest. snowfall for denver, starting around dinner time. california dries out after yesterday's storm. it will be pretty quiet here on the east coast. >> and it's another day of bone-chilling cold in the upper midwest. minneapolis will struggle to get above ten degrees. new york, boston a
, now to the possibility of prison time. former congressman jesse jackson jr. could get five years after admitting that he used thousands in campaign funds for his personal use, including a $43,000 rolex, as well as a lot of rock 'n' roll memorabilia. he spoke outside the courtroom afterwards. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> jackson's wife pleaded guilty to filing false joint federal income tax returns that knowingly understated the income the couple had received. she faces one to two years in prison. on top of that, thousands in fines. >>> a bombshell secret revealed by a respected former senator. pete domenici now says that he fathered a secret child during an affair in the 1970s. perhaps more shocking, the woman in the affair was the daughter of one of his senate colleagues. domenici represented new mexico for six terms before retiring. he's been married for more than 50 years and has 8 children with his wife. >>> hundreds of thousands of federal workers are being warned there will be less money in their paychecks if those budget cuts go through. pentagon w
identified at wayne jackson but he used a number of fake names including dan therrien the name he was using when he died in 1988. jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two kids in canada. he got out of prison in 1984, the same year that kevin collins was abducted at age ten. he lived a block away from where collins disappeared. >> the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, he should haven a much stronger suspect. authorities dug up the garage on masonic and found what appears to be animal bones that are tested in analyzed. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in the killer of a 13-year-old, the guardian also reported her missing last thursday evening. the girl's naked body was found friday morning at the park. investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed. they will not say how. police are also not releasing any information of possible suspects or suspicious vehicles. a surveillance video shows her alive on thursday afternoon near railroad avenue four miles from where she was found dead. police
an emergency landing. >> jesse jackson june jer now facing up to four and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds. jackson entered to guilty plea plae to wire and mail fraud. he admitted using $750,000 of campaign money on personal luxuries. he bought a $43,000 watch and tens of thousands of dollars in microsoft mem beala. sentencing scheduled for june 28th. >> in south africa a rough day for olympic runner oscar pestorias. the detective agreed he may have contaminated the scene by not wearing shoe coverings. he is charged with premed indicated murder of his girlfriend. he claims he thought she was an intruder and firing into a locked bath are many on his estate on valentine's day. >> lance armstrong refusing to tell all you that knows about performance-enhacing drugs to us us antidoping agency. his attorney says he will notl?s requested. the interview is a condition if armstrong hoped to have a ban lifted. the deadline to agree was today. he said the inquiry only serving to demonize selected individuals. >> two chp officers were among recipients of the medal ava
of the country. here's today's rainmaker -- jackson, memphis, chicago, louisville, the southern areas stay warm. raleigh, 50s. miami, back into the 80s. i know it's been a cold weekend. it will warm up in south florida tomorrow. >> just looking at denver, early this morning. you also get a warmup over the next couple of days. all that weather brought to you by macy's, everybody. >> very active map, sam. >>> get ready to meet the shark whisperer. why this young woman is getting so dangerously close to sharks. >> get out of the water. something dangerously close to sharks. >> get out of the water. [ male announcer ] this is anna, her long day teaching the perfect swing begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. the reason i'm still in this body feelin' so good isn't because i never go out and enjoy the extra large, extra cheese world we live in. it's because i do. introducing the new weight watchers 360 program. join for free and expect amazing. because it works. i took my
jackson jr. faces up to five years in prison, after admitting he spent some $750,000 of campaign funds on personal items. items including a fur coat, an apartment, a rolex, even a fedora once worn by michael jackson. he apologized for letting down the people of chicago. >>> and a highly-respected former senator, pete domenici of new mexico, has revealed a secret. he fathered a child in the 1970s with the 24-year-old daughter of a senate colleague, paul axle of nevada. domenici has been married for more than 50 years and has 8 children with his wife. >>> and, finally, take a look at this image. nasa calling the colossal sunspot. the dark, black spot, still growing. it is already six-times the size of earth. there are concerns it could send massive solar flares our way soon. that could disrupt satellite and cell phone signals. one would argue it looks suspiciously like -- >> magma. okay. >> that one, you did make up. >> did you specifically find that story -- >> i will say this, that's terrible. i'm sure that we're good here. but that's really terrifying when you hear about that disrupti
on tuesday. >>> and jesse jackson jr. was charged on friday for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. he allegedly spent the money on a gold rolex watch and michael jackson memorabilia. his wife, sandy, was charged separately for filing false tax returns. >>> and the construction of the seaside heights, new jersey. the boardwalk was the most famous of the several boardwalks destroyed by superstorm sandy. >>> and finally, college baseball season got under way on friday. and at least one umpire, he's a little rusty. the home plate ump in a game in florida takes a tumble. believe me, it happened. when trying to avoid a hit to a batsman through the base. >>> now, it's time for the weather. and we have ginger zee on camera for this. >> you want me to do a tumble? i can do that. let's go to boston. maybe you remember last weekend, me waist-deep in snow there. now, new flakes starting to fly. this is tonight into tomorrow, when the heaviest snow. it will be one to three inches. not a huge snowstorm. but something that's moving off the coast. and earlier today, going to hit in parts of north car
and then it picks up. bart and muni and caltrain, no mass delays. >> janet jackson can keep a secret reveal he has been married since last year. a representative for her confirms the musician was wed last year. this is her second secret marriage. she first tied the knot in 1984 when she was 18, to a singer. that marriage lasted three months. jackson and her husband say it was a quiet, private, and beautiful ceremony, and they are asking for privacy. >> losing a have been bet is costing a san francisco brewery more than money. it is costing them...pride. for the rest of the week, anchor butting is pouring a baltimore beer in their tap room, they lost to super bowl to blind dog and people taking a brewery tour heard the all of news straight from the brewery c.e.o. >> we have to broadcast our humiliateing experience at the brewery and the production people would not look me in the eye but hung their head in shame. >> to add to the shame the staff has to wear baltimore ravens shirt before. >> getting through the first, they could sample anchors' own brew. >> ahead at 5:30 a day of fun turns into trage
to damascus. terry moran, abc news, damascus, syria. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife are due in court, expected to plead guilty to federal charges. he's accused of spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, including a $40,000 gold rolex. his wife, a former chicago lawmaker, sandra jackson, is charged with filing false tax returns. >>> vice president biden tells americans they do not need assault weapons to scare off bad guys, just use a shotgun. his response came in response to a facebook question about responsible gun ownership. >> look what the democrats are doing. joe saying i got two shotguns. obama saying look at my picture. they're trying to walk this line -- >> we're not against the 2nd amendment. we just want reform to the second amendment. >> it's not gun control. it's gun safety. >> it's all theater. >>> here's a look at your wednesday weather. denver will see snow by this afternoon. that storm will move into the plains. showers for oklahoma city, dallas and houston. >> another frigid day for the upper midwest. minneapolis 10 degrees, boston, ne
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